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Policosanol
Oct 30, 2002
... the LDL and HDL had improved quite a bit. ... (39 replies)
... oil. Supplements are a 'buyers beware' business. You're also probably right that some people blame statins for health problems that were not really caused by them. ... (45 replies)
... lso taking tricor along with it which is not recommneded except in extreme , yoru might be considered extreme if tri's were that high but it carries with it a very high risk of problems . The warning against this combo is right in the tricor side effects sheets . ... (5 replies)

... ed meds to lower it. It is now 207. To get it down to that level, I take 2000 MG Niaspan, 10 MG Crestor, and 1950 MG Welchol daily. Before starting Crestor about a year ago, I took Tricor. It lowered 100 points by changing from Tricor to Crestor. I do get a lot of muscle pain, joint pain, and flushing from all these meds. ... (13 replies)
Triglicerides
Nov 14, 2001
... Well I cannot take the statin drugs either. Got veritgo so bad I fell down a flight of stairs......and I'm in the roofing business. ... (13 replies)
... mg CoQ10 daily as a precaution. ... (3 replies)
Zocor
Jul 7, 2002
... And with a high triglyceride level of 400, this means that approximately 80 points of your total cholesterol is due to the triglycerides alone. ... (1 replies)
... Took Tricor for 4 years. It was ok at first,but then, I started to feel tired quite often. I chalked this up to my bartendeing several night a week, then early days with my school age boys, working out 4 days a week, and not eating right... ... (14 replies)
... You sound like a classic case of 'statin induced muscular myopathy'... ... (3 replies)
... The only way I could even come close to these results would be to double my Zocor from 20mg to 40mg. That is not what I want to do. So the policosanol has been a very good adjunct to my statin therapy in getting closer to the numbers my cardiologist recommends. ... (9 replies)
Pcovers
Oct 27, 2002
... statin Tricor for quite a while now. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Linda: I, too, experienced the aching with Lipitor. I took it for two years and when my lipids starting showing a problem with liver, I had to go off of it and my aching let up. Than after a while, they tried me on it again as my liver signs were back to normal and the aching came back. Boing!!! It just like hits you that this is causing the muscle aches and... (26 replies)
Coenzyme Q-10?
Jan 22, 2006
... I've been taking CoQ10 for about 2 years now. Two years ago I had a very bad reaction when Tricor was added to my Lipitor therapy. Within 2 months I had so much muscle pain and weakness that I could barely lift my laptop computer. ... (7 replies)
... HI: I, too,am fighting the cholesteral which I am sure is heriditary. My father died at age 46 and I am 61. I, too, am not overweight, etc., and take good care of myself, but that didn't seem to help the numbers. We were shocked when I got my first readings. I was put on Liptor and was on it for approx. 2 years; didn't think I was having a problem; moved to Fl. 3... (5 replies)
... I will check on the brands that you recommended. I will probably stay off the Lipitor a couple of more months, then resume the 20mg of Lipitor with a coQ10 supplement once I am confident that my muscles are back to normal. ... (27 replies)
... even a cup of coffee. ... (14 replies)
Lipitor Questions
Aug 10, 2006
... This is information from the statin study. ... (44 replies)
... Your post is very interesting. Long term use of these statin and fibrate drugs really concern me now more than ever since my wife started taking Tricor. ... (9 replies)
Statins
Nov 20, 2009
... this is much stronger. It's a tablet. ... (5 replies)
... Crestor is by far the most popular statin in Europe so that suggests that it suits more people than the others. ... (5 replies)




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